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  • No banks are outstanding at ESG, study finds

    30 July 2020

    A study of 30 leading banks concluded that not one warranted being classified as 'outstanding' when it comes to integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria.

  • UN's Principles for Responsible Banking tightens signatory scrutiny

    17 July 2020

    Signatories of the UN Principles for Responsible Banking (PRB) have voted to establish a governance body to ensure effective implementation of the commitments, which could ultimately lead to laggards being thrown out.

  • Majority of Europe's largest companies still 'failing' in climate reporting

    19 May 2020

    In 2019, more than three quarters of Europe's largest companies were not adequately reporting climate and environmental risks, according to the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB).

  • Siemens Gamesa inks medical research supporting bank guarantee

    19 May 2020

    Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa signed an innovative €600 million bank guarantee line to cover the component construction for the world's largest offshore wind farm, with the premium on the deal used to finance a cancer research project.

  • UN calls for investor action in coronavirus response

    08 April 2020

    The UN has called for some of the world's largest investors to join efforts to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, to respond to what it says is the greatest test since the organisation was founded, and to help "rebirth society as we know it".

  • Growing evidence of greenium for green bonds, says CBI

    03 April 2020

    There is growing evidence that green bonds are attracting a 'greenium' amid strong investor demand, a report by the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) has found.